May Letter

Dear Rainbow Garden Parents,                            May, 2014   Each month I am caught by surprise when it’s time to write another parent letter, and this month is no exception.  Even more profound is my disbelief that it is nearly time for us to say goodbye – especially when spring has [...]

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April Letter

Dear Rainbow Garden Parents,                        April, 2014   Dare I say “spring has sprung”?  Although it seemed a long time in coming this year, the earth is awakening to wish us well as we enter the last weeks of the school year.  We will be spending more time outside so the [...]

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March Letter 2014

Dear Rainbow Garden Families,   Happy March!  I hope you enjoyed a restful winter break and the extra snow days!  Winter seems long, but spring is on it’s way and before we know it the cold weather and snow will be a thing of the past.  It is likely to be increasingly wet outside, so [...]

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February Letter

Dear Rainbow Garden Families,   I hope that you’ve been staying warm this winter!  It’s been a challenge for the children to get back into the rhythm of the classroom when we’ve had so many missed days.  Although I hope we won’t have any more cancelled school days because of the cold, our midwinter break [...]

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January Parent Letter

January 2014   King Winter went walking one day, oh so cold Called to the snow clouds, so it is told Come snowflakes, come dancing down to the ground ‘Tis time for the earth to not make a sound Your stillness and calm, your peaceful white cheer Brings goodwill to all and welcomes the year [...]

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December Update

Dear Rainbow Garden Families, Yesterday, Ms. Martha, Mrs. Hunter, and I interviewed the final candidate for the Rainbow Garden assistant position.  We’ve had some great interviews.  Our candidates have a wealth of life experience that I think will serve well in the classroom.  It will be difficult to make a decision. There is a good [...]

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December Letter

Dear Rainbow Garden Parents,                                                                             December, 2013   It is hard to believe that the winter holiday season is upon us! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving, shared with loved ones.  I was a little under the weather, but still had a wonderful time with my family.   Jack Frost is coming to visit more [...]

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November Letter

Dear Rainbow Garden Families,   I want to express my gratitude for the opportunity to meet with you during parent teacher conferences.  I appreciate all your questions and insights.  It is so valuable when we can work together as a team.   Now that it is November, I am asking the children to wear coats, [...]

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September Letter

Dear Rainbow Garden Families,   It’s hard to believe school is about to start when the weather just started feeling so summery again!  I have had so much fun visiting many of the children and gathering at Cass Park to play.  It has been such a delight to meet you and all of these wonderful [...]

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Welcome to the Rainbow Garden

Dear Rainbow Garden Families, Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year at Tamarack Waldorf School! I remember the thrill and anticipation I felt as a child when each new school year approached, and I am experiencing those feelings again as I look forward to greeting your children for the first time in the Rainbow Garden. This [...]

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